What Building Used to Be There?
Students read and reflect on "The Little House". They identify the differences of the area through pictures. They draw an old building that used to stand in their community. They create a timeline of when the buildings were constructed.
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Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday
Using money as a context for teaching basic arithmetic is an excellent strategy for engaging young mathematicians. Following along with a class reading of the children's book Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich last Sunday by Judith Viorst,...
1st - 3rd Math CCSS: Designed
2 Finalists Vie to Be ‘Master Chef Junior’
What does it take to be a teenage chef? Learn about the final two contestants in a cooking competition in an interview with both youngsters. After your class reads the four-page interview, they answer a series of questions based on the...
5th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Important Apostrophe: Their, They’re, and There
They're going to be there with their family. Class members practice using and identifying the correct use of they're, there, and their with a skills practice worksheet. The top half of the worksheet gives brief background information on...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Literary Terms
Simulate a "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" game in your classroom, using this interactive PowerPoint. The theme of this game is literary terms. There are a total of fifteen multiple choice questions. Tip: Pair students up to test each...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Who wants to be a Millionaire: Literary Terms
Simulate a "Who wants to be a Millionaire?" game with this interactive PowerPoint. Players must answer fifteen multiple choice questions regarding literary terms, in order to earn the most money! Tip: Play this game in pairs.
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
"I Am, You Are, He/She Is" Song–Present Simple "To Be" Lesson–Rockin English (Grammar)
I am, you are, he is, and she is. Gather around and sing loud and proud with this rock n' roll song designed to inform learners about the present tense verb to be.
1 min 1st - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to Compare and Contrast
Oranges and bananas, what do they have in common and how are they different? Have an interactive, virtual grand discussion with narrator, Carrie Carter, who explains what it means to compare and contrast. Viewers also discover how to...
7 mins 2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce Vocabulary: Alexander, Who Use to be Rich Last Sunday (Viorst)
Although this vocabulary-in-context activity is focused on Judith Viorst's book Alexander, Who Use to Be Rich Last Sunday, the strategy can be applied to any book budding learners read with you. First, introduce the three new words you...
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Develop Events in a Narrative Using Description and Dialogue
Dialogue really brings a story to life and can reveal a lot about its characters, plot, and setting. Explore how this literary technique is used to engage an audience as young writers begin drafting their narrative response to The Story...
7 mins 3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed